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Shirley Marie (Baker) Owens

April 9, 1946 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 71)
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Shirley Marie Owens, 71, of Pierceton, IN passed away at 3:07 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 at her home.  She was born on April 9, 1946 in Virginia to Thomas & Mabel (Hemerle) Baker. 

She grew up in Ohio and graduated from Trotwood High School in Trotwood, OH.  She was married to James Foote who preceded her in 1978, and lived in the Syracuse / Cromwell area for 30 years before moving to Pierceton a year ago. She formerly worked at Tenneco in Ligonier, IN for 15 years & Eaton’s in Nappanee, IN.

She is survived by:

3 Daughters – April Strobel of Pierceton, Chrissy Foote of Warsaw, and Shirlene (Randy) Senders of Princeville, IL

Son – Tom Foote of Indianapolis

10 Grand & Several Gt. Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents & granddaughter – Lisa Marie Coplin.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Memorial services will follow at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Dan Burnham of the Dewart Lake Friends Church officiating.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Shirley Owens Funeral Fund c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567. 

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